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PPL: Prepare for lengthy power outages
PPL made automated calls on Sunday to 1.1 million customers asking them to prepare for lengthy outages and to remain safe during the storm. PPL promises to continue to keep customers informed about the storm's impact and our response.
Amtrak cancels most services for Monday in Northeast
Amtrak cancels most services for Monday throughout Northeast ahead of Hurricane Sandy.
Valley under flood watch, high wind advisory
The National Weather Services has issued a flood watch for the Central Susquehanna Valley. The watch is in effect from late tonight through Tuesday evening. A watch indicates that flooding is possible.
Boy killed when mower overturns
MIFFLINBURG — A boy was killed Monday when the lawn mower he was operating overturned and landed on him, state police at Milton said.
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Shikellamy student dies from crash injuries
Travis Tillett, one of the students injured in Friday morning’s crash along Route 304 outside of New Berlin, died Saturday, according to a Geisinger Medical Center nursing supervisor.
4 charged in Mifflinburg slaying
Four people were arrested Tuesday morning, two charged with murder, in connection to the June killing of Randy Sampsell, a 51-year-old Mifflinburg man.
- Power outage in Shamokin, Coal Township
Firefighters en route to Mazeppa blaze
MAZEPPA -- Firefighters from across Union County are responding to a sawmill fire on Swartz Road in Buffalo Township.
Read Friday's edition of The Daily Item for complete coverage.
Armstrong, first man on moon, dies
Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter-million miles away, but credited others for the feat, died Saturday. He was 82.
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